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... to go for a walk through the city centre. On Sundays the locals congregate in the parks and plazas. There was music and dancing and other cultural activities. We walked through the markets and looked around then walked back to the hotel about 6:30 and relaxed a bit before we would be meeting the group at 7:30 for dinner. Dinner was at the most popular restaurant in Merida called La Chaya Maya. I had the Poc-chuc which was the pork and lime dish we had at lunch ...
... any punny tshirts in case some Guatemalan drug kingpin mistakenly thought I was insulting his family or something so I settled for the generally inoffensive 'I Love Pies' slogan. Unfortunately it appears that that means 'I love feet' in Spanish so I had to walk around all day with people thinkung I had some kind of weird foot fetish...
Schlepping is the name of the game on this trip as we were staying in Merida that night so we all had to cart around our huge rucksacks as well ...
... elegant boulevard lined with magnificent mansions including Casa Montes Molina, bought in 1915, still owned by the family and kept as a museum of that era, a showcase for European style.
The town centres on the main plaza, surrounded by the 16th century Catedral de San Ildefonso, the oldest cathedral in the Americas, Palacio Municipal and Casa de Montejo of the same ...
Tonight was Paper String's last show, and it was amazing! We were booked for a house concert in downtown Merida through our friend, and fellow Centre student, Eric. He's an artist, and met up with this gay artist couple living in Merida. When we entered their house, it was like a modern art museum. Everything was so open and colorful, ...
... said they were little goblins or ghosts that the Maya believed took care of their crops, especially maiz. They also believed that the aluxes would make themselves visible at nighttime to scare people and children for enjoyment.
kisin: the devil
mucbipollo: Yucatecan dish for Dia de los muertos
la chinas: oranges
mulix: curly haired person